Health Matters

Food Bank Receives Generous Gift

Apr 24,2014

The Alameda Food Bank recently received a check for $400 from the Harbor Bay Intercultural Committee. The committee raised the funds through the Spring Festival they organize each year celebrating the Lunar New Year at Harbor Bay Landing. 

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Immunization Opt-Outs Grow

Apr 17,2014

A dramatic jump in measles cases in California has prompted readers to ask what Alameda Unified School District’s (AUSD) vaccination requirements are and how many families are opting out. State law requires children to be vaccinated against a list of diseases before entering school, but parents can obtain waivers if vaccinating their children would violate their personal beliefs.

 

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Exploring Yoga

Apr 03,2014

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco will present Yoga: The Art of Transformation on Wednesday, April 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Regina K. Stafford Meeting Room at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. The program coincides with an exhibition of the same name at the Asian Art Museum.

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Cashman Rides for AIDS

Mar 27,2014

Alameda residents John Cashman, Diane Runyan and Nita Greganti are once again joining the AIDS LifeCycle bicycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles travelling 545 miles to support the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF).

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Parks and Facilities Receiving Less Water

Feb 20,2014

With the extreme drought conditions taking hold in California, the City of Alameda is doing its part to reach the 20 percent reductions in water use requested by the Governor. All Alameda parks will be watered 20 percent less. This may result in green grass turning brown.

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